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Atriplex joaquinana A. Nelson

Information from the Index of California Plant Names (ICPN)
Synonyms Cited in The Jepson Manual Atriplex patula L. subsp. spicata (S. Watson) H. M. Hall & Clem.
Current Jepson Flora Project Synonyms Atriplex spicata S. Watson var. lagunita Jeps.; Atriplex patula L. subsp. spicata H.M. Hall & Clem.; Atriplex spicata S. Watson, illeg.
Initial Editorial Analysis 19 Mar 2012
Source of Report for California The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Variant Spelling Atriplex joaquiniana
Correspondence and Comments Subsequent to Initial Analysis
Correspondence 1 1 Dec 2004 e-mail from Misa Ward see Comment 1
Editorial Comments 1 Correspondence appended verbatim is pertinent to The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] account: "Need historical quads for TUL Co. Threatened by grazing, agriculture, and development. See Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 17:99 (1904) for original description."
Correspondence 2 10 Jan 2005 Interchange Feedback from Dean Wm Taylor see Comment 2
Editorial Comments 2 Correspondence 2 indicates that the citation for the "original description" for Atriplex joaquiniana A. Nelson [as given in Editorial Comments 1] is incorrect; that the taxon was first described as Atriplex spicata S. Watson (Proc. Amer. Acad. 9:108. 1874), a name that was pre-empted at the time; that Atriplex joaquiniana A. Nelson (Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 17: 99. 1904) was later published as a substitute based on the same type and is therefore a nomen novum; that the protologue or "original description" was the Watson circumscription [description], even though the name he chose was pre-occupied; that Atriplex joaquiniana A. Nelson was a nomenclatural substitution that changes neither the type nor the circumscription; and that it would be helpful to state, "see Proc. Amer. Acad. 9:108. 1874 for original description and Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash. 17: 99. 1904 for nomenclature."
Correspondence 3 5 Dec 2008 e-mail from Jeff Greenhouse see Comment 3
Editorial Comments 3 Correspondence 3 indicates: that Atriplex joaquinana was published by Aven Nelson (A. Nelson in Authors of Plant Names) in Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 17(12):99 (1904); that the protologue referred back to the description and type of Atriplex spicata S. Watson, illeg. (Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 9:108. 1874), not A. spicata Stokes 1812; that Nelson spelled the epithet "joaquinana" evidently referring back to the type locality, San Joaquin Valley, as given by Watson; and that this spelling (joaquinana) is in accordance with ICBN 2006 Rec. 60D.1, which states "An epithet derived from a geographical name is preferably an adjective and usually takes the termination -ensis, -(a)nus, -inus, or -icus." and therefore was correct as published. [Therefore, spelling of epithet corrected to Atriplex joaquinana A. Nelson, from Atriplex joaquiniana A. Nelson previously in this Index, 8 Jan 2009.]
Correspondence 4 Treatment and author notes submitted for The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2] see Comment 4
Editorial Comments 4 Correspondence 4 indicates, as a note under the genus, "In revised taxonomy, too late for full treatment here, Atriplex joaquinana ... moved to Extriplex ... [Zacharias & Baldwin 2010 Syst Bot 35(4):839--857].". [Zacharias & Baldwin (2010) treated Atriplex joaquinana A. Nelson as a synonym of Extriplex joaquinana (A. Nelson) E.H. Zacharias.]
Editorial Summary and Current Status
Editorial Summary rejection, different genus since The Jepson Manual [Ed. 1]
Current Status JFP-1a, taxonomic or nomenclatural synonym for taxon native to CA
Current Name Extriplex joaquinana (A. Nelson) E.H. Zacharias
Current Status Authority The Jepson Manual [Ed. 2]
Current Status Date 19 Mar 2012
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List of ICPN names in Atriplex
List of names from ICPN, Hrusa's Crosswalk, and Jepson Flora in Atriplex

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